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At least six people have been killed in a drone strike on an airport near the city of Sulaymaniyah in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq, official sources have told Al Jazeera.
Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has stated that Kurdish armed groups along the border with Iran have handed over their heavy weaponry as the deadline for their disarmament and relocation approaches based on a security pact between Tehran and Baghdad.
General Mohammadreza Ashtiani, the Iranian Minister of Defense, emphasized the Iran-Iraq agreement aimed at disarming and expelling terrorists from the Kurdistan Region.
The spokesman for Iraq’s Joint Operations Command has confirmed that government forces have assumed full control over all border points with neighboring Iran, stressing Baghdad is fully committed to implementing the security pact with Tehran.
A former senior member of an intelligence agency linked to an Iraqi Kurdish party was killed in a car bomb blast in the city of Dohuk in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a security source told Reuters.
Iraq has ramped up the deployment of its guards on the Kurdistan region’s border with Iran. It comes after Tehran warned that Baghdad government’s failure to deal with anti-Iran terrorists will prompt fresh attacks.
The Iranian foreign minister has called on neighboring Iraq to deal with the terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying the region should not turn into a haven for them to act against Iran’s security.
Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mohammad Bagheri said Iranian armed forces are keeping an eye on US bases in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, adding they will continue military operations there.
Iran writes to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to elaborate on the reasons why it recently chose to use military force against the "separatist terror groups holed up in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region", explaining that terrorists have used Iraqi territory to carry out armed attacks against civilians and Iran's infrastructure.
The Iraqi Kurdistan region's envoy in Iran Nazem Dabbagh has said anti-Iran Kurdish groups will vacate their bases in the region in northern Iraq.
The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran will not tolerate the continued aggression and acts of terror by the terror cells based in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Iran targeted the positions of separatist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region last week after repeated warnings to the central and regional governments to stop their US- and Israeli-coordinated activities against the Islamic Republic, a geopolitical analyst says.
Reports say the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) keeps striking the strongholds of anti-Iran separatist terror groups holed up in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
The commander of the ground forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, says 40 enemy targets in Iraqi Kurdistan region were recently hit with 70 missiles and dozens of drones with 99 percent accuracy.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has once again targeted terrorists’ bases in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region with artillery and rocket attacks.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has dismissed and strongly condemned statements and stance of some countries including Germany and the US about attacks by Iran's armed forces against the bases of terror groups in Iraq's Kurdistan region.
A top Iranian military commander says the US claim that its forces has downed an Iranian drone that was trying to attack the positions of anti-Iran groups in northern Iraq shows that Washington is on the side of terrorists and separatists.
The United States has confirmed that an American citizen was killed in Iran's missile and drone attacks on the Kurdish region of Iraq.
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Force says 73 ballistic missiles and scores of drones have so far been fired at terrorist bases in Iraqi Kurdistan with pin-point accuracy and successfully razed them to the ground in full.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has said it will continue pounding targets in northern Iraq until all bases of terror groups are effectively dismantled there.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launches a wave of missile and drone attacks on bases of anti-Iran terrorists in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has launched a new round of artillery and drone attacks on the positions of terrorist groupings in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launches artillery attacks on positions of the notorious Komola terror group based in northern Iraq, amid reports of the anti-Iran terrorists’ involvement in the recent deadly riots in some parts of the country.
Rockets have hit two Mossad bases in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region, reports say, with projectiles also landing near a US military base and the US consulate in the regional capital Erbil.
The governor of Iraq’s Soleimanieh province has invited Iranian investors to participate in 264 projects in the autonomous region in northernIraq.